Tagged: Influential African-Americans


Influential African-Americans: Present Day

By Mahnaz Habib | March 6, 2019, 5:40 a.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Mae C. Jemison, the astronaut


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By | March 6, 2019, 5:39 a.m.

Mae C. Jemison, the astronaut


Influential African-Americans: the 70s and 80s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 26, 2019, 2:11 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

August Wilson, American playwright


Influential African Americans: the 50s

By Mahnaz Habib | Feb. 21, 2019, 2:22 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the poet


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By Britannica | Feb. 21, 2019, 2:20 p.m.

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks, the poet


Influential African-Americans: the 20s and 30s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | Feb. 18, 2019, 2:45 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Bessie Smith, the Empress of Blues


Photo: Bessie Smith

By Carl Van Vechten | Feb. 18, 2019, 2:43 p.m.

Dubbed the Empress of Blues, Smith's strong vocal performances wowed audiences across the country.


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